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Circus Smirkus 2017 Big Top Tour

Come see Circus Smirkus' Big Top Show - Midnight at the Museum in Newbury, Massachusetts

Join Circus Smirkus as we celebrate our 30th Anniversary Big Top Tour with “Midnight at the Museum"—a wild and wonderful adventure through the hallowed halls of a magical museum! Embark on an enchanted journey with astonishing aerialists, courageous clowns, and wily wirewalkers as they explore a museum that springs to life when the clock strikes midnight. Please keep your group together, stay behind the velvet ropes, and whatever you do… don’t touch the dinosaur! Hosted by Theater in the Open

When: 
Friday August 4, 2017 1 & 6 pm
Saturday August 5, 2017 12:30 & 5:30 pm

Revolutionary War Encampment: Escape from Boston

Escape from Boston Revolutionary War Reenactment - Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm - The Acton Minutemen - His Majesty's 10th Regiment of Foot in America

The Escape from Boston Revolutionary War Reenactment is a weekend encampment and battle scenario that plays out this “what-if” scenario that might have changed the course of the American Revolution. Meet Revolutionary War soldiers from both sides of the conflict. Members of the Continental Line and His Majesty's First Regiment of Foot Guards re-enact a retreat from Boston with cannon, cavalry, and drills throughout the day. Come watch the colonial forces battle with the British Redcoats at the Escape from Boston Revolutionary War Reenactment to determine our destiny as a nation.

When: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 10am-5pm
Saturday, May 21, 2017 10am-5pm

The Secret Life of Pets at Newbury Town Library

Come to Newbury Town Library for a free showing of Illumination's 'The Secret Life of Pets'!

The Newbury Town Library invites kids to a showing of Illumination's 'The Secret Life of Pets' as the half-day movie for town kids. A Jack Russell Terrier named Max lives with his owner Katie in a Manhattan apartment. While she is at work during the day, he hangs out with other pets in the building: tabby cat Chloe, pug Mel, dachshund Buddy, and budgerigar Sweetpea. One day, Katie adopts Duke, a large and shaggy mongrel from the pound, leaving Max jealous because of her divided attention between him and Duke. Enraged by Max's attitude towards him, Duke tries to abandon Max in an alley, but they are both attacked by a gang of alley cats led by Sphynx cat Ozone. The cats remove both dogs' collars and leave them to be caught by Animal Control. Hilartiy ensues, and we lear a little about the way pets live their lives while we are all attending to other matters.   

When: 
Friday, January 13, 2016 12-2pm

See, Think, and Wonder Walks for Preschoolers: Pond Detectives at Mill Pond

Join Joppa Flats at Mill Pond in W. Newbury to explore ponds!

In every kind of weather, our favorite thing is to head outdoors to our spectacular local habitats to see what's new! We love to find things; think about colors, shapes and patterns; and wonder why this place is a special home to wildlife. Each nature exploration will focus on the importance of a sense of place. Local and migrating birds, other wildlife, collecting techniques, and environmental awareness will be presented in a fun, energetic format that adults and children alike will enjoy.

When: 
Thursday, August 11, 2016 2-3:30pm

Vintage BaseBall at Spencer-Peirce Little Farm

Come see how baseball used to be played at Spencer Pierce Little Farm. Photo: Matthew Muise Photography

It’s Base Ball, 1861 style at Spencer Peirce Little Farm! These fun, historically accurate games feature underhand pitching and no gloves are allowed. A ball bounced once and caught is an out! Snacks, baseballs, and cards are available for purchase. Come and see for yourself how this game was played in the 1860's.

When: 
Sunday, August 20, 2017 12-4pm
Saturday, September 16, 2017 12-4pm

The Jungle Book at Newbury Town Library

Come to Newbury Town Library for a free showing of Disney's Jungle Book!

The Newbury Town Library invites kids to a showing of Disney's The Jungle Book (BD + DVD + Digital HD) [Blu-ray] on their half day! Based on Rudyard Kipling's timeless stories and inspired by Disney's classic animated film, The Jungle Book is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli, a man-cub who's been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan , who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. before Moglis family, a pack of wolves, can decide what to do with him, Mowgli voluntarily leaves the jungle on his own accord in search of man for the safety of his pack.  Along the way Mowgli meets many characters and has many adventures.  Join the fun in the retelling of this classic tale!.

When: 
Friday, October 7, 2016 12-2pm

Dirt Detectives

Come to Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm and give your kids a shot at archaeology!

Come to  Spencer Peirce Little Farm for a program for homeschool families. Whether attending the morning or afternoon session, families are invited to have lunch at the property. Students become archaeologists as they excavate a mock pit with actual tools of the trade and process (put together) reproduction artifacts in a field lab. Inside the museum, they explore building archaeology via trap doors. They analyze objects to learn about daily life at the farm over the last three hundred years.

When: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9-11am or 1-3pm

Stargazing at Newbury Town Library

Teens are invited to the Newbury Town Library for a Star Party Hosted by the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club!

The Newbury Town Library will host the [node: 1306] for a Star Gazing Party! They will be giving a short presentation in advance and then attendees may view the stars through large telescopes placed outside. If you have never attended a Star Party, then don't miss out on this. It's incredible how much you can see through a telescope.

When: 
Tuesday, April 5, 2015 7:30pm

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